Simple Cobb Salad

Craving a Cobb Salad...ya you were!

Craving a Cobb Salad?…ya you were!

Cobb salad is one of my favorite things to order at restaurants. It has so many flavors and textures all combined in one plate! Crazy thing is that a fully loaded Cobb Salad with all the fixings and dressing can end up with more calories than a burger and fries! (emoji shocked face)

That’s why I’ve come up with this lightened version of a Cobb Salad to enjoy at home. Yes, it’s missing many of the main components of a traditional Cobb, but I feel that the flavors really shine through in a way that fulfills even the toughest Cobb craving. It really doesn’t require dressing once you combine all of these real food, wholesome ingredients. The fresh basil and green onions really amp up the flavor!

Simple Cobb Salad
A Recipe by Diana Keuilian
5.0 from 2 reviews

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INGREDIENTS
Serves 2

  • 1 cup romaine lettuce, chopped
  • 1 hard boiled egg, minced
  • 5 cherry tomatoes, halved
  • ½ avocado, sliced
  • 1 green onion, finely chopped
  • ¼ cup fresh basil, chopped
INSTRUCTIONS

  1. Combine all of the ingredients on your plate. Enjoy!
NUTRITION

Calories: 230     Fat: 9     Carbohydrates: 34     Sugar: 9     Sodium: 171     Fiber: 13     Protein: 9    

Perfect Hard Boiled Eggs…

Wondering how to properly hard boil an egg? It’s one of those kitchen skills that’s really handy to have, and (thankfully!) it’s really easy to get the hang of it. Here’s how…

Keep hard boiled eggs in the fridge for an instant, high-protein snack!

Keep hard boiled eggs in the fridge for an instant, high-protein snack!

  1.  Place raw eggs in a single layer at the bottom of a pot. Cover with 2 inches of cold water. Place the pot over high heat and bring the water to a rolling boil.
  2. Turn off the heat, cover the pot, and leave it on the burner. Leave it sitting for 12 minutes.
  3. Pour the hot water out of the pot and run cold water over the eggs to cool them quickly. Store in a closed container in the fridge for up to 5 days. Enjoy!
Craving a Cobb Salad...ya you were!

Add some chopped, roasted chicken breast to make this salad a full meal :)

Comments

  • Petula Rahme February 20, 2015 at 6:03 am

    Whats the purpose of keeping the eggs in the fridge? Taste or increase shelf time ?

    • Diana February 23, 2015 at 9:53 pm

      Hi Petula! It is important to leave the eggs in the fridge to prevent salmonella. Happy Cooking!

  • Onlyessential March 19, 2015 at 6:40 pm

    I really like your simple cobb salad. I want to try this… It looks very delicious and nutritious. Perfect for me. I love also your healthy recipe… thanks for this blog…

    • Diana March 19, 2015 at 7:46 pm

      Thanks for sharing. Enjoy!

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